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Who needs Ferris Bueller? Super Bowl ad touts entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Foundation funds a 30-second spot that highlights the contributions to society of the "star athletes of the economy."

By January 30, 2012


Five things we learned at the ARPA-E Summit

Scientific research and entrepreneurship in clean energy is alive and well at the ARPA-E Summit.

By February 29, 2012


Turns out investing in venture-capital funds isn't a great idea

That's a generalization of findings made by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, an organization designed to promote entrepreneurship that invests in venture capital funds.

By May 8, 2012


Baidu CEO touts growth of China's search engine

Robin Li tells Stanford students to embrace tough decisions when running a start-up company in a discussion that centered on entrepreneurship in the tough Chinese market.

By September 23, 2009


Q&A: eSolar bets on software to make solar cheaper

Bill Gross, the head of start-up incubator Idealab and CEO of eSolar, uses a background in Internet entrepreneurship and software to bring down the cost of utility-scale solar.

By August 4, 2009


High-tech cement maker wins top MIT award

C-Crete Technologies takes home the $100,000 prize in MIT's Entrepreneurship Competition for creating a nanoengineered cement that reduces carbon dioxide emissions yet is stronger than any existing cement.

By May 13, 2010


Mike Olson joins Hyperic...sort of

Mike Olson isn't fully back in the entrepreneurship game just yet, but his consulting for Hyperic puts him on the right track.

By June 9, 2008


Ksplice wins $100,000 in MIT start-up contest

Start-up beats out five others to win grand prize in institute's entrepreneurship contest with its tech for installing software updates while other programs are running.

By May 14, 2009


Eco Amazon.com rival brings in millions

Better World Books raises $4.5 million from social entrepreneurship investor to branch out into publishing, book rentals, and international do-gooding.

By April 7, 2008


This nail polish may detect date-rape drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so you know when to drink or dump a beverage.

By August 25, 2014